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  • Oct 21, 2021 10:27 PM IST

    Maharashtra minister says ‘no question of state govt probe’ regarding Nawab Malik's allegations on NCB official

    Maharashtra home minister Dilip Walse Patil said that the state government would not probe NCB official Sameer Wankhede with reference to NCP leader Nawab Malik's allegations against him, reports ANI.

  • Oct 21, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    US to withdraw punitive tariffs after agreement on EU digital taxes, reports AFP

    US to withdraw punitive tariffs after agreement on EU digital taxes, reports AFP.

  • Oct 21, 2021 09:23 PM IST

    Pakistan remains on FATF grey list

    Pakistan continued to remain on the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

  • Oct 21, 2021 08:28 PM IST

    Kashmir Police say encounter underway at Chanapora, Srinagar

    The Kashmir Zone Police said that an encounter is underway at the Chanapora area of Srinagar. “Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” the police tweeted. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 08:23 PM IST

    NCB's Sameer Wankhede responds to NCP minister Nawab Malik's allegations

    Sameer Wankhede, zonal director of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) responded to NCP minister Nawab Malik's allegations of ‘bogus cases’ against him and said, “If we want to put me in jail for serving the country, for working honestly and eliminating drugs menace then I welcome it,” reports ANI.

  • Oct 21, 2021 07:18 PM IST

    AIIMS chief Dr Guleria hails ‘historic moment’ of administering billion Covid vaccine doses

    AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said that it was a “historic moment” for India to administer 100 crore Covid vaccine doses and said that the achievement proved vaccines are safe, reprots ANI. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 07:13 PM IST

    'After death of 800 farmers, Captain says will get matter resolved by BJP': Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Amarinder Singh

    SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal criticised former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh and said that after the death of 800 farmers, Singh has said that he would resolve the issue by BJP, reports ANI.

  • Oct 21, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    Actress Ananya Pandey leaves NCB office after hours of questioning, summoned again tomorrow

    Actress Ananya Pandey left the NCB office at 6.15pm after being quizzed for hours in connection with her alleged WhatsApp chats with Aryan Khan. The NCB said it has summoned the actress again on Friday to record her statement.

  • Oct 21, 2021 06:30 PM IST

    US deputy secretary of state congratulates India for billion Covid vaccine doses

    US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman congratulated India for administering billion Covid-19 vaccine doses. 

    “We applaud India’s commitment to ramp up vaccine production for export and use worldwide. With the #Quad, the U.S. and India are working together to vaccinate the world and end the pandemic,” Sherman tweeted.

  • Oct 21, 2021 06:16 PM IST

    UP reports 12 new Covid-19 cases, 1 death in last 24 hours

    Uttar Pradesh reported 12 new Covid-19 cases one death in the last 24 hours as the death toll climbed to 22,899. The state currently has 107 active cases of the disease, reports ANI.

  • Oct 21, 2021 05:57 PM IST

    F-35B fighter aircraft lands vertically on British Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth in Arabian Sea

    A F-35B fifth generation fighter aircraft landed vertically on British Royal Navy's aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth in the Arabian sea near Mumbai. The warship is in India for a joint exercise with the Indian forces, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 05:26 PM IST

    Pfizer/BioNTech say their third dose of Covid-19 vaccine is 95.6% effective

    The third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine has been found 95.6% effective, according to a study published by the makers, reports AFP.

  • Oct 21, 2021 05:19 PM IST

    4 killed in explosion at Chinese BBQ restaurant, reports Reuters

    Four people were killed following a gas explosion at a Chinese BBQ restaurant, reports Reuters.

  • Oct 21, 2021 05:17 PM IST

    Ali Harbi Ali charged with murder of UK MP Sir David Amess, reports BBC

    Ali Harbi Ali, 25, charged with the murder of UK MP Sir David Amess and the preparation of terrorist acts, reports BBC.

  • Oct 21, 2021 05:13 PM IST

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to visit Goa on Oct 28

    West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee will visit Goa on October 28 and will return to West Bengal on November 1, reports ANI.

  • Oct 21, 2021 05:09 PM IST

    Special NDPS Court extends judicial custody of Aryan Khan, others till October 30 in drugs-on-cruise case

    The special NDPS court extended the judicial custody of Aryan Khan and others in the drugs-on-cruise case till October 30.

  • Oct 21, 2021 04:43 PM IST

    EC advises political parties, candidates to not organise political activities related to by-polls even in adjoining areas

    The Election Commission of India has advised political parties and candidataes to not organise any activities directly related to the by-polls even in areas adjoining the constituency, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 04:35 PM IST

    Cabinet approves PM Gatishakti plan, to be monitored in three-tier system: Anurag Thakur

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved PM GatiShakti National Master Plan including institutional framework for rolling out, implementation, monitoring and support mechanism for providing multi-modal connectivity, reports ANI quoting Union minister Anurag Thakur.

  • Oct 21, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    ‘What have you done for Punjab?’: Sukhbir Singh Badal questions CM Channi 

    Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal questioned Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi over an incident where Bhoa MLA Joginder Pal slapped a man for asking what had the government done in five years. 

    “How far will the CM @CHARANJITCHANNI & @INCPunjab leaders run away- will they slap everyone who asks them - 'What have you done for Pb?” Badal tweeted.

  • Oct 21, 2021 04:04 PM IST

    NC's Farooq Abdullah says BJP spreading hatred to win UP

    National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah said that the BJP was spreading hatred to win the elections in UP, reports ANI.

  • Oct 21, 2021 03:39 PM IST

    IMA hails PM Modi, all stakeholders on administering billion vaccine doses

    The Indian Medical Association (IMA) hailed PM Modi and other stakeholders on administering billion Covid-19 vaccine doses, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    75% population in country received first dose; 9 states, UTs achieve 100% first dose coverage

    More than 75% eligible population received at least one dose of the vaccine while over 31% have been fully vaccinated in the country, reports PTI citing the health ministry. Also, nine states and UTs have achieved 100% first dose coverage.

  • Oct 21, 2021 02:50 PM IST

    US embassy in India congratulates on administering 1 billion Covid vaccine doses

    The US embassy in India congratulated the administration of one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses and called it a “a major milestone in the world's effort to combat the global pandemic.”

  • Oct 21, 2021 02:34 PM IST

    Sensex slips by 750 points; Nifty sheds 180 points ahead of closing session

    Sensex slipped by 750 points and traded at 60,739 while Nifty shedded 180 points and traded at 18,086.

  • Oct 21, 2021 02:19 PM IST

    Gujarat Cong leaders to meet Rahul Gandhi in Delhi tomorrow

    Leaders of the Gujarat unit of Congress will meet Rahul Gandhi in Delhi tomorrow, ahead of selection of Gujarat PCC Chief, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    No tourist casualty so far due to rains in U'khand, says Amit Shah

    Union home minister Amit Shah said on Thursday that no tourist casualty has been reported so far due to incessant rainfall in Uttarakhand, adding, over 3,500 people were rescued and more than 16,000 precautionary evacuations were done

  • Oct 21, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    'Huge congratulations': WHO hails India on 1 billion Covid vaccination mark

    World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Thursday congratulated the central government after India achieved the landmark milestone of administering one billion doses of the vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Read more

  • Oct 21, 2021 01:14 PM IST

    Amit Shah conducts aerial survey of flood-affected areas of U'khand

    Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in the state of Uttarakhand. He was accompanied by chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd). 

  • Oct 21, 2021 12:48 PM IST

    NCB team reaches Shah Rukh Khan's house, summons Ananya Panday for questioning today

    Just hours after Shah Rukh Khan paid visit to his son Aryan, who is currently in Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail in connection with the cruise ship drugs case, officials from the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) are currently present at Shah Rukh Khan's residence. 

    Meanwhile, a team of the NCB also arrived at Ananya Panday's residence. She has been summoned by the bureau today.  

  • Oct 21, 2021 12:40 PM IST

    WHO congratulates India on crossing 1 billion Covid vaccinations

    "Congratulations, PM Narendra Modi, the scientists, healthworkers & people of India, on your efforts to protect the vulnerable populations from Covid-19 and achieve vaccine equity targets," WHO’s director general Tedros Adhanom tweeted on Thursday. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 12:37 PM IST

    Farmer groups given 3 weeks to respond on plea seeking to remove protesters from Delhi borders

    The Supreme Court Thursday granted three weeks' time to farmer unions, leading the nearly year-long agitation along the borders of Delhi and elsewhere against the three central farm laws, to file their response on a petition seeking removal of the protesters from the roads.

  • Oct 21, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    Toll due to floods in U'khand climbs to 54, five people missing

    The total number of deaths due to the floods in Uttarakhand triggered by heavy rains has climbed to 54. Nineteen people have been injured till now five others are still reported missing. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 11:42 AM IST

    Cruise ship drugs case: Bombay HC to hear Aryan Khan's bail plea on October 26

    The Bombay high court will on October 26 hear the bail application of Aryan Khan, who was arrested after seizure of drugs on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast following a raid by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on October 2. Read more 

  • Oct 21, 2021 11:18 AM IST

    IAF's trainer aircraft crashes in MP's Bhind, pilot injured

  • Oct 21, 2021 10:39 AM IST

    'India scripts history,' says PM Modi as total vaccinations cross 1 billion

    "India scripts history. We are witnessing the triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians. Congrats India on crossing 100 crore vaccinations. Gratitude to our doctors, nurses and all those who worked to achieve this feat,"  Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Thursday.

  • Oct 21, 2021 10:08 AM IST

    India's daily Covid tally goes up by 18,454; recovery rate above 98%

    India saw an increase in its daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Thursday after 18,454 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, which pushed the caseload to 34,127,450, according to the Union health ministry's data. Re

  • Oct 21, 2021 09:55 AM IST

    India's cumulative vaccination count crosses one billion-mark; PM Modi visits Delhi's RML hospital

    India crossed a major milestone on Thursday when the number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine doses administered in the country crossed the 100 crore (1 billion) mark. Read more

    On the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen visiting the RML Hospital in New Delhi.

  • Oct 21, 2021 09:53 AM IST

    Police Commemoration Day: Tributes pour in for braveheart cops

    Every year, October 21 is celebrated as the Police Commemoration Day, to pay tributes to all police personnel who died in the line of duty. Last year, tributes were also paid to the cops who lost their lives due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. Read more

  • Oct 21, 2021 09:22 AM IST

    Shah Rukh Khan reaches Arthur Road jail to meet son Aryan

    Actor Shah Rukh Khan has reached the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai to meet son Aryan Khan, who has been held in connection with the cruise ship drugs case. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 09:02 AM IST

    Maharashtra's Thane adds 226 new Covid cases, 3 more deaths

    Thane district's caseload of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) climbed to 563,975 after 226 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours. Three more people succumbed to the viral disease, taking the death toll to 11,468. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 08:58 AM IST

    Police Commemoration Day: UP CM pays tributes  to fallen police personnel

    Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday laid wreath at the  Reserve Police Lines, to pay tribute to police personnel who lost their lives in line of duty. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    Monsoon likely to withdraw completely around October 26

    Monsoon is likely to withdraw completely from India around October 26 and simultaneously northeast monsoon is likely to commence over peninsular India, according to the India Meteorological Department. Read more

  • Oct 21, 2021 07:58 AM IST

    'Assam govt failed to keep its promises': Cong to stage statewide protests today

    The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) will on Thursday stage protests across the state against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led state government for failing to keep its promises made to the public before the assembly elections this year. Read more

  • Oct 21, 2021 07:32 AM IST

    Gas explosion reported in China's Shenyang City

    A gas explosion was reported through a restaurant on Taiyuan Street South in Shenyang City of China on Thursday morning, news agency ANI reported citing local media. The number of casualties are unknown and rescue work is on. 

  • Oct 21, 2021 06:23 AM IST

    52 dead in Uttarakhand floods, Amit Shah to conduct aerial survey today

    Union home minister Amit Shah, who reached Uttarakhand around midnight, will take stock of the flood situation in the state on Thursday. Shah was welcomed by chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami at the Dehradun airport. Read more

  • Oct 21, 2021 06:22 AM IST

    Donald Trump announces plans to launch new social network

    Former United States President Donald Trump announced plans to launch his new social network called 'TRUTH Social', news agency AFP reported on Thursday. Read more

  • Oct 21, 2021 06:12 AM IST

    Enforce UN sanctions on North Korea, say US and EU

    The United States and the European Union on Wednesday's condemned North Korea's submarine missile tests this week and said that the country's technical advances demonstrate the urgent need to ramp up implementation of United Nations sanctions on its nuclear and missile programs along with its economic activities, news agency AP reported. 

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EAM Jaishankar meets top Singapore leaders ahead of G20 foreign ministers’ meet

Jaishankar is set to meet his counterparts from China, Russia and the US at the G20 foreign ministers’ meeting in Bali from July 7-8
External affairs minister S Jaishankar (left) with Singapore defence minister Ng Eng Hen. (Twitter Photo)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar (left) with Singapore defence minister Ng Eng Hen. (Twitter Photo)
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SC to hear journo’s plea for clubbing cases over misleading Rahul Gandhi video

Cases have been filed against Zee News anchor Rohit Ranjan in Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan
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‘When unemployment is at its peak…’: Varun Gandhi slams hike in LPG price

On Wednesday, the price of domestic LPG cylinders weighing 14.2 kilograms was hiked by 50 per cylinder, the third increase in rates since May on firming international energy prices.
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Updated on Jul 06, 2022 02:45 PM IST
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DGCA issues show cause notice to SpiceJet over faulty air services

The DGCA has asked SpiceJet to explain why action should not be taken against them and has asked for a reply within three weeks
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DGCA said most incidents are related to component failure or system-related failure. (File image)
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 02:54 PM IST
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Amid Kaali row, Leena Manimekalai's 2013 tweet 'I will surrender..' goes viral

A 2013 tweet of Leena Manimekalai where she wrote she will surrender her citizenship if Modi becomes the Prime Minister is now going viral as the poster of her documentary is drawing flak. 
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Published on Jul 06, 2022 02:14 PM IST
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Maruti Suzuki SUV, rival to Hyundai Creta, to be unveiled on July 20

  • Maruti Suzuki is all set to enter the mid-size SUV space in order to strengthen its presence in the overall SUV market in the country.
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Maruti Suzuki is betting big on its mid-size SUV to take the fight to the current segment leaders.
Published on Jul 06, 2022 02:09 PM IST
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SC stays order preventing AIADMK from adopting resolution to end dual leadership

The high court on June 23 restrained the party from taking any decision on unitary leadership amid a power tussle between AIADMK’s joint coordinator O Panneerselvam and fellow coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami
AIADMK leaders Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam. (PTI)
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Published on Jul 06, 2022 02:02 PM IST
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On TV debate, TRS spokesperson’s gaffe: ‘BJP renamed Lucknow to Prayagraj…’

Prayagraj, however, is the name of the city formerly known as Allahabad, in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh. The state's BJP government renamed the-then Allahabad in October 2018.
In October 2018, the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh renamed Allahabad to Prayagraj.
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Published on Jul 06, 2022 01:55 PM IST
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TMC MP Mahua Moitra unfollows party on Twitter amid ‘Kaali’ controversy

The Trinamool Congress MP courted controversy after passing comments on how she perceives Goddess Kali, in reference to a recent film on the Hindu deity
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Updated on Jul 06, 2022 01:32 PM IST
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From ‘Kaali’ to ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, 5 movie posters that created controversy

‘Kaali’ director Leena Manimekalai has found herself in legal trouble over the poster of her film with multiple FIRs filed against her in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Here’s a look at some of the other film posters that received backlash
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Updated on Jul 06, 2022 01:33 PM IST
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Shashi Tharoor says Mahua Moitra attacked for saying what every Hindu knows

Shashi Tharoor said what devotees offer as bhog says more about them than about the goddess amid  the row over Mahua Moitra's comment that Goddess Kaali, to her, is a “meat-eating, liquor-accepting' deity. Mahua Moitra on Wednesday said the Goddess Bengalis worship is “fearless and non-appeasing”. 
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IAS Officer Tina Dabi takes charge as Jaisalmer collector

  • Apart from Jaisalmer - where Tina Dabi took charge - collectors in Bundi, Kota, Alwar, Jaisalmer, Dholpur, Dungarpur and Jaipur were also changed.
Image shared by IAS officer Tina Dabi on Twitter.
Image shared by IAS officer Tina Dabi on Twitter.
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Lamborghini Aventador Ultimae Coupé supercar launched in India

  • The Lamborghini Aventador Ultimae Coupé is limited to 350 units globally.
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Afternoon brief: PM Modi wishes Dalai Lama on his 87th birthday

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Zee News anchor Rohit Ranjan absconding: Chattisgarh Police

A team was sent to Ranjan’s residence in Ghaziabad’s Indirapuram to arrest him for the second time in two days but he was not there
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Published on Jul 06, 2022 12:54 PM IST
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